ERIC Number: ED040517
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Publication Date: 1969
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The Origins of Intellect: Piaget's Theory.
Phillips, John L., Jr.
Discussed are Piaget's methods, his relation to other theories, and an overview of his theory. Described are the six stages of his sensorimotor period with a summary of imitation and play, and the concrete operations period with the subperiods of changes from sensorimotor in preoperation, differences from the adult in preoperation, and the properties of groups and problems in the concrete operations subperiod. Also presented are aspects of the formal operations period including operations applied to the floating bodies problem, operations on operations, the real versus the possible, egocentrism, and formal as pertaining to form. Teaching principles and examples, testing, and limitations of the method are analyzed as are the educational implications of the theory. (JM)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Psychology, Cognitive Processes, Educational Theories, Exceptional Child Education, Intellectual Development, Learning Processes, Perceptual Motor Learning, Psychomotor Skills, Teaching Methods
W.H. Freeman and Company, 660 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94104 ($2.75)
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